Though geographically far apart, China and Africa enjoy a long history of exchanges and a friendship that has stood the test of time.
China-Africa relations have today reached a stage of growth unmatched in history. We should scale the heights, look afar and take bold steps.
As the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) opens on Monday in Beijing, let's listen to the remarks of Chinese President Xi Jinping on the shared destiny for China and Africa.
(Compiled by Qu Qiuyan, Zhang Jian and Wang Zi)